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Two Friends jailed 40 Months, whipping for Robbery

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to 40 months’ jail and a stroke of the cane each by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a reflexology shop and causing hurt on two people in the incident last July.
Date: 24 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Grave Digger gets 10 Months' Jail for Drug Possession

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 (Bernama) - A grave digger who was caught with syabu on him at a cemetery, was today sentenced to 10 months in prison by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lorry Conductor fined RM5,000 for Criminal Intimidation

PETALING JAYA, Oct 22 (Bernama) - A 33-year-old lorry driver was fined RM5,000 in default five months' in prison by the Magistrate's Court here today for threatening to run-over his former girlfriend, and to kill her daughter.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Businessman fined RM2,000 for Assault on Petrol Station Attendant

TAPAH, Oct 22 (Bernama) - A hot-tempered businessman was fine RM2,000, in default five months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for voluntarily causing hurt on a petrol station attendant.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Businessman fined RM2,000 for punching Mechanic

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 (Bernama) - A businessman was slapped with the maximum fine of RM2,000 for voluntary causing hurt when he pleaded guilty to punching and slapping a Bangladeshi mechanic on the face.
Date: 19 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man sentenced to Three Years Jail for committing Robbery with Toy Gun

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Bernama) - An ex-grocery shop staff was crying profusely after being sentenced to three years in jail and one stroke of the cane by the Sessions Court here today on a charge of robbing a convenience store using a toy gun last month.
Date: 18 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Welder jailed for Concealment of RM18,700

PETALING JAYA, Oct 17 (Bernama) - A welder was sentenced to three months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for concealment of more than RM18,000 belonging to another person.
Date: 17 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Labourer jailed for Possession of Image, Video on Daesh Terrorists

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) - An Indonesian labourer was sentenced to 18 months jail by the High Court here today for having images and video on the Daesh terrorist group on his handphone.
Date: 17 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Brothers freed on Drug Trafficking Charge, escape Death Sentence

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 17 (Bernama) - Two brothers escaped the noose today when they were acquitted and discharged for drug possession and trafficking.
Date: 17 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Security Guard gets Two Months Jail for assaulting Second Wife

PETALING JAYA, Oct 16 (Bernama) - A security guard was sentenced to two months jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for voluntarily causing hurt to his second wife last April.
Date: 16 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man pleads Guilty to kicking, beating Dog

KUANTAN, Oct 16 (Bernama) - A man pleaded guilty to kicking and beating a dog but the magistrate did not accept his plea and sent him for an examination at Hospital Permai in Johor instead.
Date: 16 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Technician discharged on Charge of killing Cat

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) - The Selayang Sessions Court today gave a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to one of the two men accused of killing a cat by putting it into a laundry dryer on Sept 11.
Date: 16 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Deterrent Punishment must be imposed if Death Sentence to be abolished - AADK

BANGI, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) urged the government to decide on appropriate punishment for drug offences, if the mandatory death sentence to be abolished, says its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah.
Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Two Indonesians jailed Nine Months for possessing Contraband Cigarettes

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian retail shop assistants were sentenced to nine months' jail each by the Magistrate's Court here today for possessing 192,840 sticks of contraband cigarettes of various brands last week.
Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Men jailed for helping Members of Organized Criminal Group to enter Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Two Malaysian men were sentenced to three years’ jail each by the High Court here today for helping members of an organised criminal group, ‘Latino Dago Gang’ to enter the country two years ago.
Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man sentenced to Death for killing Woman in Confinement

SHAH ALAM, Oct 15 (Bernama) - A security guard was sentenced to death by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of murdering a woman in confinement, three years ago.
Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sentence reduced for Man convicted of 623 Sexual Offences against Daughter

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) - "Deep in your heart, you alone know what happened and only you can tell the pain your child had suffered. So do repent," Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah told a man who had pleaded guilty to sodomising, raping and sexually abusing his biological daughter.
Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Couple plead Guilty to stealing Auxiliary Cop's Wallet

PETALING JAYA, Oct 12 (Bernama) - A couple pleaded guilty at the Magistrate's Court here, today, to a charge of stealing a wallet belonging to an auxiliary policeman, early this month.
Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Friends jailed 13 Months for breaking into Boutique

PETALING JAYA, Oct 11 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to 13 months’ jail each by the Magistrate’s Court here today for breaking into a boutique and possession of stolen items.
Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Myanmar Worker jailed for keeping Obscene Pictures in Handphone

PETALING JAYA, Oct 11 (Bernama) - A Myanmar restaurant worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for keeping obscene pictures in his handphone.
Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Chief Justice calls for Government Audit on Rights of Indigenous People

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 17 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today proposed that the government conduct an audit on the rights of the indigenous people to ensure that they are in line with the United Nations declaration.

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district’s schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

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Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

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Tengku Abdullah to be proclaimed as New Sultan of Pahang on January 15

PEKAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The Regent of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah will be proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang, succeeding Sultan Ahmad Shah, on Jan 15.

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Judges, Judicial Officers receive DoJ Training not due to High Profile Cases - CJ

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum explained that the training of Malaysian judges and judicial officers by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) was not due to the high profile money laundering cases, such as the ones involving former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Adapt Technology and Work from anywhere, CJ tells Lawyers

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - With the tagline ‘Now Anywhere Can Work’, lawyers can now deal with their cases from anywhere through the use of technology introduced by the judiciary in order to have an efficient court system, said Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today.

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Malaysian Bar will continue to voice Concerns over use of Oppressive Laws - President

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Bar will continue to voice its concerns on the continued use of oppressive laws, said its president George Varughese.

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Full Force of the Law to be applied to Wrongdoers, says AG

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today the full force of the law would be applied to wrongdoers.

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Matrade appoints Halim Mohamad as Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has appointed Tan Sri Halim Mohammad as its seventh chairman, effective Jan 1, 2019.

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Rizal granted Permission to transfer Corruption Case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) - The case of former special officer to the former Prime Minister, Datuk Rizal Mansor, who faces four corruption charges involving a solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak will be heard in the High Court.

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Kamis Samin is new Chief Administrator of Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Prime Minister’s Department Ceremonial and International Conference Secretariat Division secretary Datuk Kamis Samin has been appointed as the new Chief Administrator of Parliament, effective today.

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Ku Nan's Case to be tried in High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The case of former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, who is facing two charges of receiving bribes totalling RM3 million, over the approval of an application by a company to raise the development related ratio in Jalan Semarak Kuala Lumpur, will be tried in the High Court.

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No Bail for former Goldman Sachs Banker Roger Ng

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng will remain in prison after the Sessions Court here today dismissed his application to be released on bail pending his extradition proceedings to the United States to face three criminal charges relating to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

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SC appoints Ong as Executive Director effective January 4

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has appointed Ong Liang Heng as executive director in the chairman's office, effective Jan 4.

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